The queen requests your presence at the Royal Ball at The National Museum of Play (1 Manhattan Square). On Saturday, March 1, and Sunday, March 2, come suited in your most majestic attire for a weekend of pageantry, dancing, and live music from Nonesuch Early Music Ensemble. Other events include enjoying a "feast" at the royal banquet table, receiving bejeweled gifts from The Fairy Godmother, "archery shooting" in Sherwood Forest, and tending to dragons and unicorns in the Folkmanis puppet corner. On Saturday, March 1, you can also take in Rochester Lyric Opera's production of Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince." This one-act opera will be performed at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
The Ball runs 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. All activities are included with the general admission fee of $13.50 for ages 2 and up. For more information, visit museumofplay.com.